Wednesday 25th May @ Bealtaine Cottage, Ireland

The Nursery Where would any permaculture garden be without a plant nursery on site? The heart of the plan and always ready to be dipped into…and give away from! Weather The weather has been wet and windy over recent weeks, so much of the blossom that would be harvested, such as the Elderflower, is looking […]

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Days of Wine and Roses…West of Ireland Permaculture.

Continuing to empty the freezer of last summer’s huge harvest of black and red currants…so, it’s more wine on the make! Colours in the gardens continue to develop with very little need for flowers…and those that are in bloom are strong perennials that are here to stay! Roses hang heavy around the veranda. Valerian comes […]

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Nettles, Compost and Spuds…the food of love! Permaculture Picture Post.

Nettles on the compost heap… Some are used for tea, some for mulching…makes a nutritious mulch around plants! Lots of lovely straw from the hens garden, ready to put into tyres as a healthy base for growing spuds. The spuds are placed on a bed of the used straw and covered with the same. And […]

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